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Get Your Tickets For This Year’s Acting Out!

Tickets are now available for the 7th Annual Acting Out - For the Health of It variety show and fundraiser. This year we’re holding the event at PianoFight, an intimate, community-driven venue in the heart of San Francisco, on Thursday, June 27. We hope you’ll join our feisty... Read more
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Barbara Brenner and Susie LampertAnnouncing the Barbara Brenner Breast Cancer Activist Scholarship

Learn more about the Barbara Brenner Breast Cancer Activist Scholarship, recently created to enable an activist to attend the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the world’s largest conference devoted specifically to breast cancer. Read more
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#OurLastChance

With your support we're building a national movement to end fracking and dangerous drilling practices that harm our health and increase our risk of cancer. Now, Breast Cancer Action, along with organizations and frontline leaders across California and around the world are... Read more
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Why We Need to Pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act

Finally, the lymphedema complication I’ve been dreading for the past few years came to pass -- the skin infection cellulitis. Read more
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My Mommy Got A Water Arm

Years after my cancer treatments were behind me and Stanley was toddling around, my forearm and hand unexpectedly swelled over a few days, to a 50% increase in size. Read more
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We’re So Close!

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director We’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of our members this month, and now we’re just $3,200 from meeting our $25,000 spring fundraising goal. Today is the deadline to give. Chip in now and help us reach our goal! We get over... Read more
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Demand Equal Access for Lymphedema Treatment

It’s been almost ten years since the Lymphedema Treatment Act was first introduced to Congress. Now, thanks to a new House rule, we have an opportunity for a guaranteed vote if the bill gets 290 cosponsors. Last year, we reached 385 House cosponsors and we’re already... Read more
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What’s at Stake

Thanks to members like you, we’re halfway to our goal of raising $25,000 by April 30. Donate now to help us meet our goal and to keep us independent!  Read more
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From the Executive Director: Conflict Free, So We Can Tell the Truth

By the time I came to Breast Cancer Action in 2011, I knew the necessity of unbiased, balanced, accessible information—and I knew how hard it can be to find. I also knew that when you’re choosing between what can feel like a host of bad options when it comes to breast cancer... Read more
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Welcome to Our New Board Members

In March 2019, we welcomed Gail Kaufman and Channte Keith to our Board of Directors and are excited to introduce you to them. Read more
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